Marcel Van Hove combines agile team coaching with visual thinking. Marcel believes that a group of people drawing together on a whiteboard can change the world. He likes to share his experience in his trainings, as a speaker at conferences and as the host of a user group. He produced several videos explaining agile practices, principles and lean thinking using visual facilitation techniques. When he is not drawing he loves to meditate and travels around the world.
John Hibble is a practitioner and educator in design & facilitation and in visualisation. He has designed and facilitated collaborative workshops in both public and private sector in fields as diverse as Banking, Universities, Insurance, Property, Transportation, Environment and Health & Community Services. He co-founded The Facilitation Starter, a learning program to make facilitation skills more accessible and is a co-author of ‘Collaboration by Design‘, a new practitioner’s field guide on design and facilitation. John lives in Melbourne with his partner, Natalia, and their two daughters.
Danny Low loves to help people connect with each other to share vision, commitment and goals. He has done this in policy development, industry advocacy, financial services and now helps people and teams in the civil and criminal justice spaces. He works in digital transformation and uses visual facilitation to help people with their changing workplaces.
Marc is a certified Visualisation Trainer and loves drawing, it is one of many passions and makes him smile – always. Marc brings his sense of fun and adventure into the corporate world through drawing and visual facilitation, brightening the lives of employees in day to day project workshops, meetings, ceremonies and numerous interactions with stakeholders.
He is also certified in Agile Leadership, a Professional Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Facilitator and holds a raft of Project Management accreditation’s (insert numerous lengthy acronyms here – PMP, CPPD, you get the gist). He is a keen adventurer, freediver, and sailor who has circumnavigated the globe in a round the world yacht race.
Marc lives in Sydney with his partner Renee and two Hungarian Vizsla’s called Izzy and Floyd, he also owns a classic wooden boat in Tasmania called Jacaranda – aka the mistress.
Visual Friends conduct basic and advanced visual training courses in Australia and New Zealand, both open and in-house.